DOCTORS FEND OFF VIRUS WITH LEMONS Limoneira, based in Santa Paula, is donating lemons for doctors and nurses in five New York City area hospitals, after Dr. Andrew Weber told the New York Post that he is using large doses of Vitamin C to help fight the COVID-19 virus. Limoneira said it is targeting the Read More →
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The Tri-Counties are about to feel the effects of consolidation in the cable and telecom industries. On April 1, Frontier Communications will begin operating broadband, television and landline services formerly owned by Verizon Communications. Even as Frontier acquires Verizon customers and employees, Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable hope to complete a merger that could Read More →
You might call it the Central Coast Cable Conundrum.
And it goes something like this: During the national rollup of cable television properties that took place in the 1990s, a number of major players grabbed a sliver of the region.
Atlanta-based Cox Communications has rolled out wireless service in Santa Barbara. Cox, which has a cable monopoly in the city, announced earlier this year that it planned to bundle in mobile phone services with its Internet, telephone and cable services for an all-in-one bundle. It is buying airtime from Sprint at wholesale prices to resell Read More →
Cox Communications is rolling out wireless phone service in the Santa Barbara area by year’s end.
Consolidation appears to be on the way for the Central Coast’s Balkanized lineup of telecom providers. But precisely how the lineup will look if and when Charter Communications unloads its North Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties holdings is hard to say. In a report that remains to be fully confirmed, Bloomberg News reported Read More →